On This Day

Year 1971 in Music History (Part 2)

Events in Music


Birthdays in Music

  • Sep 14 Jeff Loomis, American progressive metal guitarist (Nevermore), born in Appleton, Wisconsin
  • Sep 14 Andre Matos, Brazilian singer and musician (Symfonia), born in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Sep 15 Ben Wallers, English musician and songwriter (Country Teasers)
  • Sep 18 Anna Netrebko, Russian opera singer, born in Krasnodar, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union
  • Sep 20 Masashi Hamauzu, Japanese video game composer, born in Munich, West Germany
  • Sep 21 Alfonso Ribeiro, American actor/pianist (Alfonso-Silver Spoons), born in NYC, New York
  • Sep 22 Chesney Hawkes, English singer (Feels So Alive, The One and Only), born in Windsor, Berkshire, England
  • Sep 24 Peter Salisbury, English drummer (The Verve), born in Chippenham, England
  • Sep 28 Joseph Arthur, American singer-songwriter
  • Sep 29 Sibel Tüzün, Turkish singer

Person of interestTiffany Darwish

Oct 2 Tiffany [Renee Darwish], American pop and rock singer (I Think We're Alone Now), born in Norwalk, California

Pop and Rock Singer Tiffany Darwish
Pop and Rock Singer
Tiffany Darwish
  • Oct 2 James Root, American heavy metal songwriter and guitarist (Slipknot), born in Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Oct 3 Kevin Richardson, American pop singer (Backstreet Boys - "Quit Playing Games With My Heart"), born in Lexington, Kentucky
  • Oct 4 Friderika Bayer, Hungarian singer
  • Oct 7 Daniel Boucher, Québécois musician, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Oct 10 Evgeny Kissin, Russian concert pianist, born in Moscow
  • Oct 11 Petra Haden, American musician (The Rentals), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Oct 12 Ahn Jae Wook, South Korean actor, composer and singer, born in Donam-dong, Seongbuk District, Seoul, South Korea (d. 1971)
  • Oct 16 Chad Gray, American heavy metal singer (Hellyeah; Mudvayne), born in Latham, Illinois
  • Oct 17 Chris Kirkpatrick, American pop countertenor ('N Sync - "I Thought She Knew"), born in Clarion, Pennsylvania on
  • Oct 20 Dannii Minogue, Australian singer, sister of Kylie Minogue, born in Melbourne, Victoria

Person of interestSnoop Dogg

Oct 20 Snoop Dogg [Calvin Broadus], rapper (What's My Name, Gin & Juice), born in Long Beach, California

Rapper Snoop Dogg
Rapper
Snoop Dogg
  • Oct 21 Astrella Leitch, Celeste rocker, Donovan's daughter
  • Oct 21 Nick Oliveri, American rock bassist and singer (Queens Of The Stone Age, 1998-2004), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Oct 25 Midori [Gotō], Japanese-born American violinist, born in Osaka
  • Oct 26 Anthony Rapp, American singer and actor, born in Joliet, Illinois
  • Nov 5 Jonny Greenwood, English musician and composer (Radiohead), born in Oxford, England
  • Nov 5 Edmond Leung, Hong Kong singer and songwriter, born in British Hong Kong
  • Nov 7 Robin Finck, American guitarist (Nine inch Nails; Guns N' Roses), born in Park Ridge, New Jersey
  • Nov 13 John Francis Zingg, American rocker (4 Fun-Unbelievable Fun Boys), born in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Nov 15 Sandra Kim [Caldarone], French singer (J'aime la Vie)
  • Nov 19 Alice Peacock, American folk singer, born in White Bear Lake, Minnesota
  • Nov 28 Fenriz [Leif Nagell], Norwegian heavy metal musician (Darkthrone), born Kolbotn, Norway
  • Nov 29 Keith Carlock, American session and touring jazz and rock drummer (Steely Dan; Toto; Chris Botti), born in Clinton, Mississippi
  • Dec 6 Naozumi Takahashi, Japanese singer and voice actor, born in Ōshū, Iwate Prefecture, Japan
  • Dec 16 Michael McCary, American R&B singer (Boyz II Men), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dec 16 Paul van Dyk {Mattias Paul], German DJ, and record producer, born in Eisenhüttenstadt, Germany
  • Dec 18 Noriko Matsueda, Japanese composer
  • Dec 21 Matthieu Chedid, French musician, born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • Dec 21 Brett Scallions, American singer (Fuel, The X's), born in Brownsville, Tennessee
  • Dec 23 Masayoshi Yamazaki, Japanese singer-songwriter, born in Kusatsu, Shiga Prefecture, Japan

Person of interestRicky Martin

Dec 24 Ricky Martin, Puerto Rican singer (Menudo) and actor (General Hospital), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico

Singer/Actor Ricky Martin
Singer/Actor
Ricky Martin
  • Dec 24 Giorgos Alkaios, Greek singer, born in Athens, Greece
  • Dec 25 Noel Hogan, Irish musician (Cranberries), born in Moyross, Ireland

Person of interestDido

Dec 25 Dido [Florian O'Malley Armstrong], English pop singer (No Angel; Eminem's "Stan"), born in London, England

Singer Dido
Singer
Dido

Weddings in Music


Deaths in Music